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Pedanius Dioscorides

Pedanius Dioscorides language text">Pedánios Dioskourídēs; c. 40–90 AD) was a Greek physician, pharmacologist, botanist, and author of De materia medica —a 5-volume Greek encyclopedia about herbal medicine and related medicinal substances, that was widely read for more than 1,500 years. He was employed as a physician in the Roman army... Read More

Bornc. 40 AD
Anazarbus, Cilicia, Asia Minor
Diedc. 90 AD
Other namesDioscurides
OccupationArmy physician, pharmacologist, botanist
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